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Max Verstappen

Born: September 30, 1997 (age 26)

Height: 5' 11" (181cm)

Hometown: Hasselt, Belgium
Nationality: Netherlands Dutch

Team: Red Bull
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Max Verstappen celebrates winning the Japanese Grand Prix on April 7, 2024.
Vergne praises Max Verstappen's support of Formula E
Jean-Eric Vergne, a former Formula 1 competitor, recently commended Max Verstappen for his favourable view of Formula E, the all-electric racing series that has been met with both interest and skepticism.
16:57
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton, Ferrari's Oliver Bearman and Ferrari's Charles Leclerc during the drivers parade ahead of the race on March 9, 2024
F1 in China: Red Bull wary of Ferrari despite dominance
As Formula 1 makes its long-awaited return to China this weekend, Red Bull is tempering expectations regarding their anticipated performance.
Apr 15, 17:37
Bernie Ecclestone pictured on October 4, 2022
Red Bull power struggle: Ongoing, or temporary 'peace'?
"Peace" has settled over Red Bull, Bernie Ecclestone, the previous Formula 1 CEO, has observed.
Apr 15, 17:34
Ferrari driver Carlos Sainz Jr celebrates victory at the Australian Grand Prix on March 24, 2024.
Sainz's apparent Mercedes move: One or two-year deal?
Several respected Italian newspapers, with insider information, are converging on the view that Carlos Sainz is likely to join Mercedes for the 2025 Formula 1 season.
Apr 15, 17:31
Aston Martin's Fernando Alonso ahead of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix on March 7, 2024
Sainz has 'no idea' as Alonso secures 2025 slot
Carlos Sainz has expressed that he has "no idea" which Formula 1 team he will be signing with for 2025.
Apr 12, 16:45
Ferrari driver Carlos Sainz Jr celebrates victory at the Australian Grand Prix on March 24, 2024.
Sainz says 'still no idea' about 2025 F1 employer
Carlos Sainz says he still has "no idea" which Formula 1 team he will be driving for beyond 2024.
Apr 12, 08:02
Ferrari driver Carlos Sainz Jr celebrates victory at the Australian Grand Prix on March 24, 2024.
Report - Sainz closing in on 2025 Mercedes deal
Carlos Sainz could be closing in on a deal to race for Mercedes in 2025.
Apr 11, 08:15
Red Bull's Max Verstappen after winning the Bahrain Grand Prix on March 2, 2024
Top F1 stars comment on worrying 2026 regulations
Top Formula 1 drivers are beginning to become more outspoken about Formula 1's radical regulations revolution for 2026.
Apr 10, 08:31
Adrian Newey at the Austrian GP on June 30, 2023
Marko not denying Aston Martin's swoop for Newey
Dr Helmut Marko is not denying that Aston Martin has made a huge-money offer to lure Adrian Newey away from dominant Formula 1 team Red Bull.
Apr 9, 08:34
Aston Martin's Fernando Alonso ahead of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix on March 7, 2024
Aston Martin 'better' for Alonso than Mercedes - boss
Mike Krack is upbeat about the rising prospects of a contract extension for Fernando Alonso beyond 2024.
Apr 9, 08:32
Max Verstappen celebrates winning the Japanese Grand Prix on April 7, 2024.
Verstappen rivals 'only there to finish second' - Marko
Less than one-fifth of the way into Formula 1's longest ever calendar, the realisation that Red Bull and Max Verstappen are heading for yet another title is now setting in.
Apr 9, 08:29
Fernando Alonso at the Brazil GP on November 2, 2023
Alonso dropping out of contention for top team move
Fernando Alonso appears to be heading towards a new deal with Aston Martin - although he's still not committing to staying put or even staying in Formula 1 beyond 2024.
Apr 8, 09:23
Max Verstappen celebrates winning the Japanese Grand Prix on April 7, 2024.
Top F1 stars slam sprint race in Shanghai
Top Formula 1 drivers have hit out at the sport's forthcoming return to China.
Apr 8, 09:18
Max Verstappen celebrates winning the Japanese Grand Prix on April 7, 2024.
Max Verstappen back on top at Japanese Grand Prix
Red Bull driver Max Verstappen returns to the winners' circle with victory in Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix.
Apr 7, 09:18
Sebastian Vettel pictured on October 20, 2022
No F1 return with Mercedes for Vettel - source
Sebastian Vettel will not be launching a return to Formula 1 with Mercedes.
Apr 7, 05:51
Charles Leclerc at the Abu Dhabi GP on November 25, 2023
Vasseur not worried 'at all' about Leclerc slump
Frederic Vasseur insists he's not worried "at all" about Charles Leclerc's currently flagging form.
Apr 7, 05:50
Red Bull team advisor Helmut Marko is seen before practice on March 8, 2024
Perez racing towards new deal for 2025 - Marko
Sergio Perez appears to be rising to the challenge as his contract comes up for renewal at Red Bull.
Apr 7, 05:48
Red Bull's Max Verstappen after winning the Bahrain Grand Prix on March 2, 2024
Simple loose screw caused rare Verstappen DNF
Max Verstappen's brake failure in Melbourne - his first technical DNF for two years - could have been caused by a simple case of a forgotten loose screw.
Apr 6, 08:50
Adrian Newey at the Austrian GP on June 30, 2023
Aston Martin denies making big-money bid for Newey
Aston Martin has denied making an 'astronomical' bid to lure Adrian Newey away from Red Bull.
Apr 6, 08:49
Ferrari driver Carlos Sainz Jr celebrates victory at the Australian Grand Prix on March 24, 2024.
Sainz 'definitely' better than Leclerc at present - Marko
Red Bull is leaving the door open to a return to the Red Bull family for Carlos Sainz.
Apr 6, 08:45
Aston Martin's Fernando Alonso ahead of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix on March 7, 2024
Alonso inches closer to new Aston Martin deal
Fernando Alonso seems to be inching towards a new deal to remain at Aston Martin beyond 2024.
Apr 6, 08:41
Red Bull's Max Verstappen after winning the Bahrain Grand Prix on March 2, 2024
Max Verstappen secures pole for Japanese Grand Prix
Max Verstappen secures pole position for Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix ahead of Red Bull teammate Sergio Perez.
Apr 6, 08:04
Aston Martin's Fernando Alonso ahead of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix on March 7, 2024
Alonso faces tense pre-race meeting with peers at Suzuka
At the official drivers' briefing at Suzuka, a number of Fernando Alonso's competitors are orchestrating an uncomfortable situation for the double world champion.
Apr 5, 07:36
Charles Leclerc at the Abu Dhabi GP on November 25, 2023
Leclerc vows to step up game against departing teammate
Charles Leclerc acknowledges his performance needs improvement to surpass that of his teammate, Carlos Sainz.
Apr 5, 07:35
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton ahead of the Bahrain Grand Prix on March 2, 2024
Wolff and Hamilton: Awkward discussion looms over 2025 plans
Lewis Hamilton is gearing up for what promises to be an uncomfortable "conversation" with his current Formula 1 leader, Toto Wolff. The illustrious seven-time world champion is setting his sights on departing Mercedes by year-end, yet Hamilton is already keen to initiate talks about his 2025 stint with his next team, Ferrari. "At some stage I will have to start the conversation with Toto," the 39-year-old acknowledged at Suzuka, revealing, "I've never been in this position at this time of the year. So I'm not quite sure how to navigate it but right now I want to finish on a high here so all my energy is going into this. Of course, there's excitement for the future."
Apr 5, 07:29
Red Bull's Max Verstappen after winning the Bahrain Grand Prix on March 2, 2024
Red Bull and Ferrari gear up with updates for Suzuka showdown
This weekend at Suzuka, several F1 teams are poised to introduce critical car upgrades, with leading contenders Red Bull and Ferrari among them.
Apr 4, 08:04
Red Bull team advisor Helmut Marko is seen before practice on March 8, 2024
Speculation swirls around Red Bull's F1 future, Marko keeps mum
Dr. Helmut Marko has chosen to remain silent, providing a firm "no comment" in response to the ongoing intense speculation about internal conflicts within Red Bull.
Apr 4, 08:02
Red Bull's Max Verstappen in action during the sprint race on October 7, 2023
Red Bull, Ferrari take updated cars to Japan
Multiple F1 teams are set to introduce significant car upgrades this weekend at Suzuka - including top teams Red Bull and Ferrari.
Apr 4, 07:30
Red Bull team advisor Helmut Marko is seen before practice on March 8, 2024
Marko quiet over latest explosive Red Bull rumours
Dr Helmut Marko has issued a firm "no comment" to the latest wild speculation surrounding the Red Bull power struggle.
Apr 4, 07:28
Red Bull's Max Verstappen celebrates with a trophy on the podium after winning the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix on March 9, 2024
Ski trip boosts Verstappen's spirits ahead of next F1 challenge
Dr Helmut Marko has expressed "no worries" over the likelihood of the brake issue recurring, which was behind Max Verstappen's unusual withdrawal from the Melbourne race.
Apr 3, 08:51
Stefano Domenicali at on September 2, 2023
Domenicali backs decision to replace Sainz with Hamilton
F1 Chief Stefano Domenicali has stood by Ferrari's choice to let go of Carlos Sainz, the victor of the recent Melbourne race, in favor of signing Lewis Hamilton for the 2025 season.
Apr 3, 08:50
Red Bull team advisor Helmut Marko is seen before practice on March 8, 2024
Verstappen lifted spirits by skiing in Japan - Marko
Dr Helmut Marko insists he has "no worries" about a recurrence of the brake problem that led to Max Verstappen's ultra-rare retirement in Melbourne.
Apr 3, 08:12
Ferrari driver Carlos Sainz Jr celebrates victory at the Australian Grand Prix on March 24, 2024.
F1 CEO defends Sainz's ousting at Ferrari
F1 CEO Stefano Domenicali has defended Ferrari's decision to oust Melbourne winner Carlos Sainz in favour of Lewis Hamilton from 2025.
Apr 3, 08:11
Frederic Vasseur at the United States GP on October 20, 2023
Red Bull's struggles may open door for Ferrari, says Arnoux
Rene Arnoux, a former driver for the illustrious Ferrari team in the 1980s, sees the internal conflicts within Red Bull as a potential boon for Ferrari's chances at contending for the world championships in 2024.
Apr 2, 17:50
Pierre Gasly at the Abu Dhabi GP on November 25, 2023
Gasly considers staying put at Alpine for 2026 F1 overhaul
Pierre Gasly might continue his Formula 1 journey with Alpine, despite the team's struggles attributed to Renault's underperformance.
Apr 2, 17:47
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner pictured on March 8, 2024
Netflix to spotlight Horner's Red Bull scandal
The forthcoming season of the Formula 1 Netflix series, Drive To Survive, will delve into the controversy surrounding Christian Horner and the ongoing turmoil within Red Bull's ranks.
Apr 2, 17:43
Red Bull's Max Verstappen after winning the Bahrain Grand Prix on March 2, 2024
Upgrade underway at Zandvoort amid F1 contract talks
Despite its popularity and the notable connection with Max Verstappen, the Dutch Grand Prix's continuance at Zandvoort beyond 2025 is still uncertain.
Apr 2, 08:55
Sergio Perez at the Abu Dhabi GP on November 25, 2023
Perez nears contract renewal amid Red Bull speculation
Sergio Perez is reportedly on the verge of securing a renewal with Red Bull for the 2024 season, as stated by Dr Helmut Marko.
Apr 2, 08:52
Circuit Zandvoort director Robert van Overdijk poses during a press conference, the Dutch Grand Prix should have returned to the Formula One calendar in 2020 but was cancelled following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) the race is now du
Dutch GP future beyond 2025 still clouded
Despite the event's popularity, and the obvious link with Dutchman Max Verstappen, the future of the Formula 1 race at Zandvoort remains clouded.
Apr 2, 08:46
Frederic Vasseur at the United States GP on October 20, 2023
Red Bull strife could help Ferrari win title - Arnoux
The internal strife at Red Bull could help Ferrari to truly challenge for the 2024 world championships.
Apr 2, 08:44
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